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Stories in Motivation that you’ll love, handpicked by our team.
I know that you're waiting for me like a dog, but have some patience for the part of me that's lost - David Kushner, Mr Forgettable.
An Unexpected Phone Call
There is nothing more joyous than starting your day in the right way. I don't have work today but I do have a mammogram later, which I don't think anyone will ever say is something to look forward to. However, I am not the sort of person to let the prospect of an uncomfortable boob squashing set the tone of her day as this appointment is just a part of it.
Perseverance Pays Proficiency
Whew! The first week of NaNo is over, and you've either developed the worst case of carpal tunnel known to mankind, or you feel like good ol’ Charlie Brown’s doppelgänger; like no matter how hard you try, you just can’t win. Most likely, you’re somewhere in between.
How to Change Your Self-Image
Disclaimer: To all who want to comment, "your self worth should come within," please refrain. It's not an overnight process & internalized criticisms skew our thoughts. Seeing the reality that you are loved is a step towards increasing your self worth.
I Only Allow That Which Is Good Into My Life
I only allow that which is good into my life... This is true for me...now. It took me a long time to get to a point in which I can say, I only allow what is good into my life. I spent a long time allowing things that were not good for me into my life. So long in fact, that I did not know how to filter the bad out. Or that I even could filter out the bad. I had no clue that I could choose what came into my life.
The Small Stuff
Grab a coffee (or tea) and a moment and have a read because this is a bit of a long one, which was unexpected. Come with me into the small stuff - the detritus of Life - as I speculate on why it's as important (if not more so) than the big stuff.
Campaign for the Reality of Birds
They say that a bird in the hand is greater than (or equal to) two in the bush; so who am I to argue with proverbial maxims? Nobody should argue with proverbial maxims, because they are all completely true.
A conversation between Motivation and Creativity
On a bright and beautiful sunlit morning's eve, two heartfelt realities faced each other joyfully. Hope filled their souls as they sat on this peace filled daylight lit balcony. Both had come here early, to this lovely place, fully expecting greatness to pour from their fingertips, as they prepared to compose and entice fanciful creations of pure, lucid, intoxicating awe and wonderment.
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From Tears to Triumph
In the quiet town of Meadowridge, where dreams seemed as fragile as dandelion seeds in the wind, lived a determined young boy named Lucas. Raised by a single mother, Lucas faced the harsh realities of life early on. Their humble home echoed with the struggles of making ends meet, but amidst the challenges, a spark of resilience flickered in Lucas's eyes.
Money Talk — Pick a Card Reading
In this reading we are going to focus on your finances over the next 3 months. It's crucial that you choose the pile wisely and if you feel for it, choose two piles.
KARMA WILL SURELY COME BACK TO YOU
Once upon a time, there was a king who had three ministers. The king wanted to test the loyalty and intelligence of his ministers, so he gave them a simple task.
Dharamshala: The Sanctuary of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
In the heart of the majestic Himalayas lies Dharamshala, a town that not only boasts breathtaking beauty but also resonates with profound spiritual significance. This serene destination, often referred to as “Little Lhasa,” became the sanctuary for His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, following his exile from Tibet. Dharamshala’s transformation into a spiritual haven and its enduring connection with the Dalai Lama weave a narrative of resilience, faith, and hope.
THE CURE TO LAZINESS
The Encounter at the Poor Man's House Once upon a time in a small village, a Buddhist monk and his disciple were traveling. They were both hungry and came across a house. The man living in the house was poor and his house was in bad shape. The monk asked for food, and the man kindly welcomed them into his house and fed them.
From Justice to Fitness: The Multifaceted Pursuits of Omar Zoubeidi
Omar Zoubeidi, a proud native of the bustling metropolis of Chicago, is a living testament to the dynamic and diverse nature of the Windy City. Born and raised amidst the skyscrapers and neighborhoods that define this iconic urban landscape, Omar's life unfolds as a captivating narrative, interwoven with a kaleidoscope of interests and passions that shape his identity.
BEFORE YOU JUDGE SOMEONE
Once upon a time, a master was greatly impressed by the services of his disciples after the completion of his education. When the disciple was about to leave, the Master gave him a mirror as a blessing. It was not any ordinary mirror; it was a magic mirror that had the ability to show the true thoughts of any person's mind and heart.
YOU WILL NEVER GET ANGRY AFTER THIS
Introduction In life, it is important to recognize the consequences of anger. Gautam Buddha, a wise teacher, often told his students that they will not be punished for their anger, but rather they will be punished by their anger. This story exemplifies how being too quick to get angry can lead to problems and teaches us the value of patience in difficult situations.
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